Hypertension incidence in Turkey (HinT): a population-based study


ARICI M., Turgan C., ALTUN B., Sindel S., Erbay B., DERİCİ Ü. , ...More

JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, vol.28, no.2, pp.240-244, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/hjh.0b013e328332c36b
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION
  • Page Numbers: pp.240-244
  • Keywords: blood pressure monitoring, detection and control, human, hypertension, incidence, prospective studies, risk factors, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, RISK, PREVALENCE, INSIGHTS, DISEASE, COHORT

Abstract

Objective Hypertension incidence is an important determinant of hypertension prevalence and progression. Few studies have been published on hypertension incidence in developing countries despite the high prevalence observed. The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of hypertension in Turkey.